LibriVox recording of The Age of Reason, by Thomas Paine. Read by JoeD. The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a pamphlet, written by a British and American revolutionary Thomas Paine. The Age of Reason challenges institutionalized religion and challenges the legitimacy of the Bible, the central sacred text of Christianity. Published in three parts in 1794, 1795, and 1807, it was a bestseller in the United States, where it caused a short-lived deistic... Topics: librivox, audiobook, history, Deism, Freethought, Polemics Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Common Sense, by Thomas Paine. Read by Gary Gilberd. Common Sense, Paine's pro-independence monograph published anonymously on 10 January 1776, spread quickly among literate colonists. Within three months, 120,000 copies are alleged to have been distributed throughout the colonies, which themselves totaled only four million free inhabitants, making it the best-selling work in 18th-century America. Its total sales in both America and Europe reached 500,000 copies. It... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, literature, audiobook, paine, pamphlet Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Common Sense, by Thomas Paine. Read by Bob Neufeld. Thomas Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution because of Common Sense, the pro-independence monograph pamphlet he anonymously published on January 10, 1776; signed "Written by an Englishman", the pamphlet became an immediate success. It quickly spread among the literate, and, in three months, 100,000 copies (estimated 500,000 total including pirated editions sold during the course... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, advice, history, instruction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Age of Reason, by Thomas Paine. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology, a deistic treatise written by eighteenth-century British radical and American revolutionary Thomas Paine, critiques institutionalized religion and challenges the inerrancy of the Bible. Published in three parts in 1794, 1795, and 1807, it was a bestseller in America, where it caused a short-lived deistic revival. British audiences, however, fearing increased... ( 3 reviews ) Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Common Sense (version 3) by Thomas Paine. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. In clear, simple language it explained the advantages of and the need for immediate independence. It was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution and became an... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The American Crisis aka "The Crisis" by Thomas Paine. Read in English by Michele Fry; TRUEBRIT; Max Wainer; KirksVoice; Ernst Schnell; Greg Giordano; Bruce Kachuk; JGHenry. A 13 pamphlet series by 18th century Enlightenment philosopher/author Thomas Paine, published between 1776 to 1783 during and immediately following the American Revolution, gathered into one volume in 1882 by Moncure D. Conway. Each essay, plus 2 inserts, bolstered the morale of the American... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, american revolution, American history, thomas paine, the crisis
LibriVox recording of Rights Of Man by Thomas Paine. Read in English by Michele Fry; Edward Kirkby A book in 2 Parts, published in 1791 and 1792. Part First denounces Edmund Burke’s defense of monarchy and his attacks against the French Revolution, and in plain layman’s language traces the birth and fallacy of monarchy, and the source of man's inalienable rights. Part Second examines the roots and benefits of constitutional government. Written with Paine's dry wit and hard hitting logic,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, french revolution, american revolution, human rights, monarchy, civil...